Public Health Job Opportunities

ASPPH Fellowships now open

Deadlines: vary

Several ASPPH Fellowship opportunities are now open. There are multiple opportunities, all with deadlines in January and February. You can view them all here:

There are opportunities at both the master’s and doctoral levels. As a reminder, you can apply to more than one of the fellowship programs, and within each program you can select up to three positions of interest.

The personal statement is a key component of the application, so be sure to you work with Career Services to make that statement as strong as possible.

Agricultural Center Assistant (work study)

Deadline: October 1st, or until filled

The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) is seeking a work study student. View the job description below, and if interested, send your resume to Ellen Duysen (

CS-CASH Job Description

NOTE: You must be eligible for federal work study for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If unsure, please check your eligibility with UNMC Financial Aid.

Research Fellow with National Center for Productive Aging & Work

Deadline: June 15, 2015

Fellowship at the National Center for Productive Aging and Work (NCPAW)

The candidate will serve as a Research Fellow in the newly established National Center for Productive Aging and Work (NCPAW) at the NIOSH campus in Cincinnati, Ohio.  NCPAW is a center within the Total Worker Health™ Office at NIOSH and shares a commitment to improving worker health through interventions that integrate both health protection (safety) and health promotion efforts. The Fellow will actively contribute to the development of NCPAW in several ways including: conducting a needs assessment of current aging research and workplace guidance products, developing translational products on aging and work for the general public, assisting with internal and external partnership development, and conducting both quantitative and qualitative research on healthy aging in the workplace.  It is estimated that approximately 50% of the Fellow’s time will be spent on research-related activities, with the remainder distributed between translational and partnership development activities.

The Fellowship is for a minimum of one year, with the strong possibility of a second year, contingent on funding.  A Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree is desired, preferably with research experience and graduate training in occupational health, organizational psychology, and/or aging.  Interested candidates should contact either Dr. James Grosch (; 513-533-8167) or Dr. Juliann Scholl (; 513-533-8178) for additional information.  Applicants should submit a current vita and the names of three references to Jim or Juliann by June 15, 2015.

Program Director,Partnership for Autism Career Employment (PACE)

Deadline: anticipated start date 6/1/15

PACE is a new program founded by Autism Action Partnership, Nebraska’s largest nonprofit foundation supporting autism services and resources. The Program Director will manage and oversee the development and implementation of a new long-term supported employment services program in the state of Nebraska for adults on the autism spectrum.  This position will report to the Executive Director of Autism Action Partnership and will work with a variety of community partners, advocates, and the business community to design a supported employment program to support adults with ASD.

View the full job description and instructions for applying here.

National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Call for Fellowships

Deadline: July 6, 2015 

The NBBTP is a partnership between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health. This is a rare opportunity for individuals seeking work in high containment facilities to receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment at one of the foremost biomedical research centers in the world. Continue reading “National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Call for Fellowships”